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Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

As important as 5G is for smartphones and other devices, don't overlook an equally important next-generation wireless technology -- Wi-Fi 6.

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6 years of tech evolution, revolution and radical change

In his farewell TechWatch post, Fredric Paul looks back at how technology has changed in the six years he’s been writing for Network World—and what to expect over the next six years.

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Bluetooth finds a role in the industrial internet of things

Market awareness and penetration, plus new technological advancements, are making Bluetooth—yes, Bluetooth—a key networking technology for the IIoT.

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Huawei Mate 30 will launch without Google support | TECH(feed)

Huawei’s soon-to-be released Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro will not have access to Google’s Android operating system as we all know it. Google is prohibited from doing business with Huawei under the current ban, which means it can't offer...

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Hottest iPhone 11 rumors | TECH(talk)

With the new iPhone unveiling just weeks away, the rumor mill is in overdrive. What can you expect? We get the latest news and leaks from Macworld's Michael Simon, Computerworld's Ken Mingis and TECH(feed) host Juliet Beauchamp.

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iPhone 11: Why you might have to upgrade | TECH(feed)

Rumors have begun swirling about what may be unveiled at Apple’s September event. We’ll probably see some updates on those services Apple rolled out earlier this year, as well as an update to the Apple Watch. And of course, Apple will...

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Huawei ban delayed… again | TECH(feed)

In May, the Commerce Department issued a reprieve on the Huawei ban that was set to expire this week. Just as President Trump expressed interest in cutting all ties with the Chinese company, the Commerce Department issued yet another...

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When private 4G LTE is better than Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi remains the most prevalent wireless technology in enterprise networks, but private 4G LTE cellular technology, and soon 5G, can be the answer in specific use cases involving remote and mobile deployments and high-capacity needs...

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AI and your smartphone: How AI is transforming mobile apps

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis and Michael Simon from PCWorld and Macworld talk about how more mobile apps use artificial intelligence and how it improves features.

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When should enterprises move to 5G?

Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but eventually everyone will be on 5G. However, before rushing to implement it in your business be sure to know what the available benefits are and which types of users will notice a real...

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Coming soon: Huawei's new OS | TECH(feed)

Although the Huawei ban is no longer in full effect, U.S. companies still need a license to work with the Chinese tech company. And Huawei may be slowly preparing for life without U.S. vendor support by developing its own mobile...

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Apple might buy Intel’s mobile chip business | TECH(feed)

Apple is reportedly in talks to purchase Intel’s smartphone modem business -- and therefore all the intellectual property that comes with it. This move suggests Apple may eventually make its own 5G chips, but we’re likely still years...

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Apple updates and the company's push toward 5G | TECH(talk)

It's already been a big summer for Apple. At the annual WWDC conference in June, the company unveiled the long-awaited Mac Pro, along with a myriad of software updates. But recent news that Apple may buy Intel's smartphone modem...

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U.S. companies to resume selling to Huawei | TECH(feed)

President Trump reversed his ban on all business transactions between the U.S. and Chinese tech giant Huawei a few weeks ago. Now, some U.S. companies will soon be able to sell their tech to Huawei once again--but not without jumping...

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All about the Huawei ban reversal | TECH(feed)

It was long speculated President Trump could use the Huawei ban as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China. And during the G20 summit, he did just that. Now that the Huawei ban has been reversed, what does this mean for tech...

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How some tech companies are continuing to sell to Huawei | TECH(feed)

Despite the U.S. ban on transactions between American companies and Chinese tech giant Huawei, some chip makers have found a way to continue to supply the company with their products. If these chips are used in future iterations of...

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SoftBank plans drone-delivered IoT and internet by 2023

Drones using satellite backhaul, and operating at around 12 miles up, will provide reliable, widespread communications for use during disasters and in IoT implementations.

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U.S. considers ban on all Chinese-made 5G hardware | TECH(feed)

It looks like 5G tension between the U.S. and China may get worse. Following a U.S. ban on business transactions with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, the Trump Administration has proposed a ban on any 5G equipment made in China. This...

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